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Marketing, Product & Programmes - 221 Student Placement

Salary: £19000 + Benefits

Location: Surrey

Job type:

Category: Graduate

Each year we invite Students to complete their placement year with us in our Eco HQ in Surrey. We nickname these students our ‘Future Talent’ because they often go on to do great things, either here at TGB, on our Graduate scheme or in the wider working world.

We are proud to offer a 12 month placement as part of your undergraduate degree, giving you Industry experience in a global brand (but with family feel) organisation. As part of the emerging talent community, you’ll get access to our 70:20:10 learning and development framework*, you’ll have the support of the student community and roll your sleeves up to get involved in specific projects & fundraising to make a genuine difference.

Weather you know the exact path you want to take, just want to dip your toe into working life or you’ve not really thought about what happens after uni, we’re able to provide you with experience in a generalist sales and marketing business, we’re inclusive and we’ll give you the tools for you to grow into a well-rounded employable graduate.

Employer description

You may already follow Toyota or Lexus on social media or in the news and have heard about the great things that we continue to achieve globally, well, what we do here at TGB helps achieve those great things! Here at out ECO HQ in Surrey, we support the car dealership network as the sales and marketing functions for both Toyota and Lexus in the UK. We are a diverse team with a common goal, to do business the way that customers love.

Vacancy description

There are 3 different roles available. These roles focus on the positioning of our new and existing products in the marketplace, how we price our products and finally how we create and implement compelling consumer offers to ensure accessibility to our customers. We work closely with our Marketing Communications colleagues to give you a complete understanding of the marketing mix. Our marketing roles offer opportunities for you to analyse market and consumer data, ensure our incentives and offers promote commercial sales, right the way through to launching brand new innovative products! To view the roles available and the Job profiles please visit Toyota website

Person specification

To be considered for this role, you’ll need to be:

  • You’ll need to be completing a marketing or business focussed undergraduate degree which includes a year in industry.
  • Confident in communicating with a wide demographic of customers
  • Positive outlook and problem solving mind-set.
  • Really team focussed and able to build relationships
  • Passionate about customers & obsessed with delivering a service the way that customers LOVE!
  • Residing in the UK and either living within or willing to relocate to within a commutable distance of our ECO HQ

Skills required

Qualifications and experience you’ll need : 

Essential

  • Eligible for a 1 year undergraduate placement as part of marketing or business based degree

Desirable 

  • Relevant automotive work experience  

 Skills & Behaviours you’ll have :                              

Essential

  • Exemplary attention to detail
  • Data Analysis 
  • Ability to meet and deadlines without compromising accuracy
  • Team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to accept a brief and translate into finished article
  • Effective communication
  • A keen willingness to learn
  • Willingness to use initiative to find opportunities for further development

Desirable 

  • Competent with all aspects of Microsoft Office
  • Thrives under pressure

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